Woof Report weekly email newsletters were back up and running as of late October of this year, but the site re-launched in September. That means you may have missed some tips! Check out the stories below for tips on keeping your pup safe, getting out and about together, and more.
Prevent Home Fires and Keep Your Pet Safe
October 1, 2010
It’s hard to believe our furry darlings can accidentally start house fires, but it’s true. An estimated 500,000 pets are affected by home fires each year and nearly 1,000 house fires are accidentally started by pets. Read safety and prevention tips, and also find links to order a free pet rescue window alerts– there’s even one option for a personalized version with your pet’s name and photo. Place the alert in your window at home to notify firefighters about your pet or pets.
New Developments in Canine Arthritis Care
September 16, 2010
All dogs have a 65% likelihood of developing arthritis between the ages of seven and eleven years of age, so there’s a good chance your dog may suffer from arthritis. And while there are many canine arthritis treatment options available, researchers recently discovered something new: walking uphill or over low obstacles may help relieve the stiffness and pain in dogs with arthritis. On the flip side, walking downhill does not appear to have much therapeutic benefit.
Read more: Dog Walking Goes Uphill and Over Obstacles
Organic Wool Balls, Puurfect for Heavy Chewers
October 16, 2010
If your dog confuses the words ‘play’ and ‘eat’ when it comes to toys, read more about organic wool balls from Purrfect Play. These durable wool balls are made in the USA with only organic, chemical free, and fair-trade materials. They’re great (actually, purrfect) for dogs, heavy chewers in particular, and for cats too.
Read more: Say Goodbye to Stuffing Snacks
Find Great Places to Dine Out with Your Dog
September 29, 2010
Unless you’re in Southern California, you’re probably not looking for spots to dine outside with your dog right now; however, spring is just around the corner! Bookmark the websites featured in this post to find outdoor dining spots that welcome and even cater to your pup.
Read more: Dog Friendly Dining for All
Sniffing Out Dog-Friendly Accommodations
September 9, 2010
Find all the resources you need to plan a getaway with your fur family member of any size. With Woof Report’s round up of the best websites for finding all types of dog-friendly accommodations, there’s no reason to leave your dog at home when you travel.
Read more past Woof Report tips in the Tip Archives.
Thank you to Tambako the Jaguar on flickr for the photo.